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Lenovo G570 does not startup

My lenovo g570 doesn't power up either it is on AC or battery, the AC light starts to fluctuate as soon as it's plugged in the computer, but the light on the laptop doesn't light up...when charger is ...
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Lenovo DVD Drive Disabled After Windows 7 Install

Upgraded hard drive in Lenovo T61P; decided to start fresh with Windows 7 Pro. Windows installed, so DVD drive was working. All of a sudden, driver is not recognized. Device is "HL-DT-ST DVDRAM ...
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Lenovo W510 won't resume from sleep with second hard drive installed

I have a 128GB SSD in place of the original hard drive and the old hard drive, a 160GB HDD in the ultrabay with a third party adapter. Running Windows 7 Enterprise. This problem does not happen when I ...
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cannot correct color on external monitor

External monitor color is different from internal display. I have a Lenovo W520, 4270CTO, built July 8th, 2011, Win7 Pro, i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHZ. 8GB DDR3-SDRAM (1333MHz) Samsung memory, laptop ...
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Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 - does 32/64 depend on RAM configuration?

Just got in a Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 (Xeon E3-1225V1) and a (new, sealed, holographed, looks legit) copy of Windows Server 2008 32/64 (standard) to run on it for a pretty lightweight job ...
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Laptop screen changes contrast drastically when switching from a dark to light application

I have a ThinkPad W530 running Windows 8. When I switch from any darker application to any lighter application the contrast is off and takes a second or two to adjust back. I can very clearly notice ...
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Choosing a new laptop for programming: Lenovo g500 (intel GPU) or lenovo g580 (dedicated GPU) [closed]

I need help to choose my new laptop. I'm going to use it, mainly, for programming, internet, multimedia (see HD videos in internet) and basic tasks of images edition (Photoshop-like). I like of ...
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I wiped my 1TB hard drive from my lenovo ideapad z585. Can I switch it into another computer I buy, or does it only fit a lenovo ideapad z585?

I wiped my 1TB hard drive from my lenovo ideapad z585. Can I switch it into another computer I buy, or does it only fit a lenovo ideapad z585? I'm thinking about buying an alienware, but I want to ...
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How to Find Out What Upgrades My Lenovo Ideacentre K430 Supports?

I have a Lenovo Ideacentre K430 and would like to upgrade its graphics card. In particular, I would like to upgrade to a GIGABYTE GV-N760OC-4GD GeForce GTX 760. However, I do not know if my computer ...
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Unable to disable touchpad

I have a Lenovo G580 laptop. I recently did a full re install of windows, which got rid of all the crapware that was pre-installed. Sadly, it also got rid of the Synapics touchpad driver. I tried ...
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How to make Lenovo Thinkpad switch for AP with best reception?

I recently changed the my network so that the 4 devices (1 router, 3AP's) is running on one SSID and different channels (instead of 4 different SSID's on same channel). I had some problems with ...
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My laptop takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate

I've recently encountered a problem which is my notebook, lenovo ideapad z500 with windows 8.1 pro, takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate. When I click on shutdown item, the LCD is powered off ...
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Windows 8 out of memory over time: Toke Paged consuming over 5GB

Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad W530 As I leave my computer on for a day or so it starts to run out of memory. This continues until it freezes up completely. I've read numerous articles that has lead me to ...
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Can I stick a Lenovo ideapad z585 harddrive into any other computer (that's similar)?

I don't know if this is the right place for this question. Basically, my lenovo ideapad got soaked, but the harddrive was protected and is still useable. I want to know if I can swap it into any ...
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Is it possible to make touchpad on Lenovo G780 disabled by default?

Fn+F6 works fine to disable touchpad on Lenovo G780. But when it wakes up from sleep, the touchpad is enabled again. Is there a way to make this disabling persist (without disabling the driver ...
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Thinkpad L412 Fan not working and some fn keys as well

I have a problem with my laptop which is following : The cooling system had completely stopped working Some hot keys doesn't respond anymore (brightness, sound) First of all, I was thinking about ...
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if removing BIOS from Lenovo G77 laptop, how does is it with the truecript installed

I have have a BIOS password, windows password and truecript on my laptop. Just wondered if the BIOS was reset by removing the CMOS battery, would it then be possible to bypass the windows password ...
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Nvidia Optimus not connected to any display?

While trying to spec out a Lenovo T440p ThinkPad with Nvidia graphics and a docking station allowing for dual monitors, I found a forum post implying that the Nvidia Optimus could not be used with ...
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Mystery firewall? Checklist for diagnosing blocked incoming connections

I'm running a web server for development on a Lenovo Thinkpad T420s, and I cannot connect to it from three separate devices (desktop, iPad, and phone, respectively). The laptop and other devices are ...
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Disabling trackpad on Lenovo laptop

How do I disable my mouse trackpad on a Lenovo notebook running Windows 7? Usually Lenovo installs with tools which allows you to do so (Ultranav). However, this laptop has a modified image installed ...
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Boot records messed on dual boot (win7 and ubuntu) machine with SSD and HDD

I have a Lenovo Ideapad y570 with two hard drives: SSD and normal HDD both managed by RapidDrive and Windows 7 pre-installed. First, I have shrunk my 500 GB HDD a little bit to make some place for a ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad 400 beeps after installing 2x4GB RAM

I just bought 2 x 4GB RAM (Corsair Value Select 4GB DDR3 1066MHz CL7 SODIMM (CM3X4GSD1066)) for my Lenovo Thinkpad T400. I installed the RAM and I get beeps (1-3-3-1). Does anyone have any ...
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Is it possible to run Windows 7 on a Lenovo T42?

My brother has got a very old Lenovo T42 laptop, and he asked me to install Windows 7 on it but I'm not sure it can run it. So my question is: Can a laptop so old run Windows 7? Specs 15.1" screen ...
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How do I fix my Lenovo UltraNav setup?

I have a Lenovo X230 tablet and as of this morning it is exhibiting a very odd problem with the UltraNav system (both touchpad and trackpoint). Upon starting up the machine, they both work normally, ...
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How do I remove Lenovo Veriface from the login screen?

I have a Lenovo laptop which came preloaded with Windows 7. Every time I start the computer and get to the Windows log-in screen (where you enter the user password) I get a message about Veriface ...
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Slow speeds on Samsung SSD PM800 256gb on a Lenovo W500

I recently bought a W500 with a 256gb samsung ssd drive. Now it seems ridiculously slow at writing. I am copying files at about 30mb/s, but I can read them at about 200mb/s. I tested it with the AS ...
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Windows 8 won't install on Lenovo E430

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E430 with Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. Today I downloaded Windows 8 Professional and Windows 8.1 Professional (yes, really, read on) from DreamSpark. But when I boot ...
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Screen brightness randomly set to lowest setting Lenovo ThinkCenter

On multiple ThinkCenter machines at the office, the screen brightness on the desktop displays is being set to the lowest setting. Using the monitor HUD the brightness can be changed again, but doing ...
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Lenovo E330 - Intel N-2230 Bluetooth issue

My E330 is behaving very oddly. I had connected a Bluetooth keyboard, using the built in Intel Bluetooth adapter. I don't use this Bluetooth keyboard every day - just when in certain locations (it's ...
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I have “unknown PCI device” in Windows 7 device manager. What can it be?

I have just performed a fresh installation of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit on my lenovo e330 laptop. I managed to successfully download and install most of its drivers, but still, a "PCI Device" ...
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Bootmenu on a Lenovo G500s [closed]

I have a Lenovo G500s laptop which with FreeDOS installed. I want to install Windows, but I am not able to enter the boot menu so I can boot from a DVD. I have tried keys like F1, F2, F9, F12, ...
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Does the Lenovo LT3053p monitor have the same overshoot problems as the Dell u3014?

Both the Lenovo LT3053p and the Dell u3014 monitors are based on the same LG AH-IPS panel. The Dell monitor has significant overshoot problems in some circumstances due to RTC overdrive. My question ...
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X200 Tablet notebook won't start after BIOS Update

I have LENOVO X200 Tablet and I ran the BIOS Update and the computer won't start after the BIOS update. When I ran the BIOS update utility it ran everything fine and asked to restart the computer but ...
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Are all (or most) LCD LED panels with LVDS connectors cross-compatible?

So here's the situation: My Lenovo U310's LED backlight suddenly stopped working. Atleast I hope this is the issue and nothing is wrong with the mainboard (it works fine with an external monitor... ...
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Disable cardreaders on Lenovo T500 in BIOS

I have a lenovo T500 that I'm trying to do a DBAN on (formatting program) it stalls cause it can't handle the card reader in the lenovo.. I was suggested by people on the DBAN forum to go find the ...
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Logicool M555b bluetooth mouse, Lenovo Y580, bluetooth connection drops

Any ideas on this? When I leave my bluetooth mouse untouched for some time, the connection drops. Moving the mouse and cycling its power don't solve the problem. If I open the wireless/bluetooth ...
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What is the maximum throughput of an IDE bus (ATA-3)?

I'm trying to breath some new life into an old Thinkpad X40 by replacing its HDD with a couple of CF cards. I've found a nice adapter will let me install two cards into the notebook's drive bay and ...
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Will the Lenovo x230 work with DDR3-1866?

What is the max clock speed of the DDR3 that the x230 can run. I don't see it on Lenovo.com. Is it 1866mhz or 1600mhz? I see they don't sell 1866mhz as an upgrade, but I don't believe that means it ...
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Battery charge suddenly drops from about 25% to 6%

I own a Lenovo Y500 series laptop. The battery being an year old lasts only 1 hour. But the strange thing is that, when the charge comes down to 25-20 it drops to 6%(critical battery level) in a ...
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CPU and motherboard compatibility

I used CPU-Z to identify my socket and it said 479 mPGA. Also got chipset information and used intel site to check out compatible processors. Turns out a lot of processors were compatible with the ...
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Ubuntu sleeps after disconnecting power

I've Lenovo S400 laptop, dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 13.04. The problem is that whenever I disconnect the power adapter, ubuntu shows that that battery level is critically low and goes to ...
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Lenovo B575 Display Not Working - LCD Cable and Display Have Been Changed

I am having a problem with the display on a Lenovo B575. When the computer is powered on, the display is black, no signs of color. It works without a problem when connected to an HDMI monitor. I ...
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Lenovo G570 restarts randomly

My Lenovo G570 began to randomly restart once or twice a day about two weeks ago. It stopped for a few days and then started doing it again. I don't get a BSoD, it just restarts and gives me the ...
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Promiscuous Network Card and PCI [closed]

What PCI NIC supports Promiscuous?? I' having a hard time looking for one , I'm planning to set it up in a Lenovo Think Centre hardware
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Lenovo T60p ALT keys not working

I have a Lenovo T60p laptop, where the Alt and AltGr keys have stopped working. I use a Danish keyboard layout, where these keys are essential to produce many characters. I have done the following: ...
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Lenovo CPU upgrade

I have an Acer Aspire V3 571g with an i7 3610QM CPU and a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580A with an i5 3230M CPU. I burned the GPU of the Acer a couple months ago and I want, if it's possible, to trade (exchange) ...
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Ideapad S400, disable trackpad on the left/right buttons?

This is driving me crazy, how do I disable the trackpad feature on my left/right mouse buttons? I always keep my left hand on the left mouse button ready to click but if I touch it too hard the mouse ...
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New laptop can't connect to Wi-Fi

I have recently bought a new Lenovo Ideapad s300 laptop and installed Windows 7 64bit on it. For some reason, the laptop can't connect to any wireless network. I did install the Lenovo network ...
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SATA drivers for Lenovo 3000 Y500

I tried to install WindowsXP via USB drive as DVD ROM isn't working on my notebook anymore, but the setup stuck at copying files after partitioning the disk. I googled and found out that I must ...
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Windows 8 on Lenovo ideapad z500

I recently bought a new Lenovo ideapad Z500 with only dos on it. Then during the windows 8 installation I accidentally deleted the partitions and now I have 3 partitions, 1 of them has the Type ...